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GLIN==> Northeast-Midwest Weekly Update 24 September 2001
- Subject: GLIN==> Northeast-Midwest Weekly Update 24 September 2001
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- Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2001 09:58:21 -0400
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H I G H L I G H T S
* Water Infrastructure
* Agriculture Policy
* U.S.-Canada Trade
Jack Reed (D-RI), Olympia Snowe (R-ME), and George Voinovich are
circulating a letter to the VA-HUD Appropriation conferees supporting the
Environmental Protection Agency’s water infrastructure programs.
The letter advocates the funding level provided in the Senate bill, which
is $162 million more than provided by the House. Deadline for
signature is Monday, September 24.
Sarri with the
Northeast-Midwest Senate Coalition (224-0606).
Administration last week issued its long-awaited recommendations on U.S.
agriculture policy. The report, entitled Food and Agricultural
Policy: Taking Stock for the New Century, highlights the need
for increased conservation efforts and for restructuring commodity
programs to ensure equity and continued compliance with trade
agreements. The report can be viewed at
Wrinn at the Northeast-Midwest
Canadian/American Border Trade Alliance on September 24 and 25 will hold
its fall conference in Washington, D.C. The agenda will feature
presentations from congressional leaders, administration officials, and
the private sector on trade, transportation, immigration, customs, and
energy issues related to the U.S.-Canada trade relationship.
Northeast-Midwest Coalition members are interested in measures that
streamline the movement of trade across the U.S.-Canada border.
Jim Phillips of the Alliance (716-754-8824 or